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Mayfair Antiques Fair 2017

Wetherell are proud to once again sponsor to the fifth annual Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair When The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited launched its prestigious Mayfair event at The London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square in January 2013 it was very favourably received, and became an instant fixture on the capital’s fairs schedule. The five-star hotel in the heart of Mayfair is the perfect venue with the elegant Westminster Ballroom …Read More

Sir Antony Gormley & Fred Sirieix Light up Mount Street

24th November 2016, London:   Mount Street, Mayfair welcomed Fred Sirieix the star of Channel 4`s BAFTA Award Winning `First Dates` and Internationally renowned artist Sir Antony Gormley to switch on the 2016 Christmas Lights. Glamourous female duo Verity & Violet took to the stage and warmed up the crowd with some classic Christmas sing-along hits before Peter Wetherell, Chairman of the Mount Street Association, took to the stage to …Read More

The Connaught Christmas Tree 2016 by Antony Gormley

The Connaught, London’s legendary Mayfair hotel, announces that The Connaught Christmas Tree 2016 has been designed by widely acclaimed British sculptor Antony Gormley. The magnificent Western Red Cedar tree commonly used for totem poles by the peoples of the Pacific Northwest coast of America has been sourced from Shropshire and stands 17.5m tall on Carlos Place. Its trunk has been transformed into a tapering column of brilliant light across which …Read More

Mount Street Christmas Lights 2016

Wetherell is once again proud to sponsor the Mount Street Christmas Lights Switch on.  This year the event will be held on Thursday 24th November from 5.30pm onwards. Michelin stared maître d‘ and star of Channel 4`s First Dates Fred Sirieix will be our Mayfair Ambassador for the night switching on the lights outside The Connaught at around 6.45pm. We also have a performance from the ever popular duo Verity …Read More

The Ghosts of Mayfair

19 Dunraven Street Lilly Langtry. Lily is not alone in this haunting – victims of hangings, Cavalier soldiers and a couple of headless men are also reported to have also been seen here. Handel House, Brook Street Unknown Woman. Manifesting in Handel’s former home, this woman’s presence was also marked by the smell of perfume. The building next door may also be haunted by the same ghost – Jimi Hendrix …Read More

Half Moon Street and the importance of being Ernest

Wetherell are selling the historic Grade II listed house at  Half Moon Street in London’s Mayfair which helped to provide the original inspiration for Algernon Moncrieff’s bachelor pad in Oscar Wilde’s (1854-1900) famous play ‘The Importance of Being Ernest’ (1895); one of the most popular comedy plays of all time. The 5,017 sq.ft white stucco fronted property was originally constructed in the early 18th Century and was initially built as …Read More

Mayfair & The Wider West End

Last week The New West End Company (NWEC) and The West End Partnership release two new reports showcasing the importance Mayfair and the West End play in the economy of London and the UK as a whole. The West End Powerhouse – New West End Company The Case for the West End – West End Partnership